So often we can become preoccupied with becoming established in this industry, especially as fresh graduates; it can be hard to think beyond the first few years of your career. Longevity in this business, actually sustaining a career as a performer that lasts for more than 30 years, is often an incredibly difficult thing. But… Read more.
Nicholas Afoa, who stole hearts as Simba in the recent Australian tour of The Lion King, has just taken over the role of lion who just can’t wait to be King on London’s West End! The Lion King has been running on the West End in London’s Lyceum Theatre since 1999. It is currently the sixth longest-running musical… Read more.
Australian leading lady Suzie Mathers is set to join the West End production of WICKED as Glinda in September this year. Suzie began her WICKED journey with the show as an off stage vocal swing on the Australian production when it premiered in Melbourne in 2008 before taking over the role of Glinda for the 2011… Read more.
Australian performer Matt Hunt has had a dream run. From working as a lifeguard at a pool in Orange, NSW to starring in Jersey Boys (first in Australia and now on the West End) he is living the theatre performer’s dream. Matt plays Norm in the London production and covers the lead roles of Tommy and Nick – two… Read more.
Australian company CinemaLive will distribute the acclaimed West End production of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along to cinema screens across Australia and New Zealand from November 14. Part of a worldwide event, other countries also taking part of the new series include the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Germany and Brazil. Merrily We Roll Along is… Read more.
It has been announced that Australian performer Jamie Ward will take over the role of Marius in Les Miserables at London’s Queen’s Theatre in the West End. This is Jamie’s West End stage debut, and he’ll be in the role until mid-June 2013. Australian audiences will remember Jamie, a WAAPA graduate from Perth, for his… Read more.
We have some exclusive video footage of Action to the Word‘s critically acclaimed, all-male theatrical production of Anthony Burgess’s ground-breaking novel, A Clockwork Orange. Set to tour Australia in 2013, A Clockwork Orangeis an unapologetic, visceral exploration of humanity in a “fictional” world full of violence, corruption and redemption. Written and narrated in Nadsat – an… Read more.
Breaking News: Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange to tour Australia in 2013 It was confirmed today that Action to the Word’s acclaimed all-male live production of Anthony Burgess’s ground-breaking novel, A Clockwork Orange will tour Australia in 2013. Direct from London’s West End (Soho Theatre) the production will arrive on Australian soil in April 2013 for a limited… Read more.
Got a riddle for you, guvnor: The Melbourne Theatre Company love it, the Sydney Theatre Company are thrilled to present it, and the Adelaide Festival couldn’t wait to announce it as part of the 2013 lineup. What is it? The National Theatre of Great Britain’s smash hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, of course! One Man,… Read more.
Yo, I’ll tell you what I want, what I really really want… If you are old enough to remember the next line of the song, or to hear Mel B’s voice in the back of your mind combined with the heavy ostenato, then I’m sure the news of the Spice Girls musical opening in London… Read more.